After 2000, some textbooks were corrected, but in many cases the corrections were minor and the books continued to perpetuate the misrepresentations.
It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Many scientists and professors who are outside boutique origin-of- life circles have been led astray by researchers’ claims and the subsequent press.
The quest for truth has never been easy, and has on more than a few occasions been known to make one unpopular.
The three authors reviewed five proposed explanations for life’s origins and suggested that the best explanation was that the first life originated through an act of creative intelligence.